Rudyard Kipling Essays

  • Analysis Of Rikki-Tavi, By Rudyard Kipling

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    story “Rikki-tikki-tavi” by Rudyard Kipling, a brave, cunning mongoose fights a wicked and intelligent cobra mother. These two portray the theme of protecting your family at all cost. First of all, Rikki-tikki-tavi portrays many human qualities such as bravery and intelligence. For example,” ‘Well,’ said Rikki, ‘marks or no marks, do you think it is right for you to eat fledglings out of a nest?” (Kipling 8). Rikki is well knowingly

  • Loyalty In Rikki-Tavi By Rudyard Kipling

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    friends doesn't stay loyal to you, they don't stay your friend for very long” -John Cena, is a quote that speaks about loyalty.This quote about loyalty connects to the theme of Rikki Tikki Tavi.The theme of the fictional story Rikki-tikki-tavi by Rudyard Kipling is loyalty can cause people to take a chance for those you love and care for. Rikki Tikki is a loyal and insolent character in this story. For example, Rikki Tikki was loyal to the family, but he was also insolent to some of the

  • The Mocking Bird If Analysis

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    IF is a beautiful poem written by Rudyard Kipling. IF is inspiring and motivating. The poem gives a lesson on how one should live his/her life and overcome the challenges and adversities of life. The poem can be related in many ways to the ideas presented in the book- "The Mocking Bird". In the first stanza of the poem the writer points out the importance of staying calm and collected when the people around you are losing their calm. In this stanza, Kipling also emphasizes the importance of

  • Tikki Courage Quotes

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    helping when someone needs it most. Rikki Tikki almost killed himself, three times, because despite his small size, he had the biggest heart of all the inhabitants of the garden.Therefore, the theme of the fictional story Rikki-tikki-tavi by Rudyard Kipling, is defending the people you love is more important than defending yourself. Tikki Tavi is a heroic character because

  • Masculinity In Beowulf

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    stereotypes associated with men in modern society; however, the topic regarding Beowulf’s masculinity is highly controversial. Stereotypical traits should not govern masculinity. Therefore, Beowulf is in fact not a real man; utilizing a poem written by Rudyard Kipling and a Ted talk presented by Connor Beaton, Beowulf's manhood will be unveiled and shattered in a new light. In Kipling's poem “If”, he portrays the true essence of a man as someone who is modest. Being a man is not as

  • Rikki Tikling: Character Analysis

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    my fear of swimming. “It is impossible for a mongoose to stay frightened for any length of time.” Have you ever had to take a risk, even though you are scared about what is going to happen? The theme of the fictional story Rikki-tikki-tavi by Rudyard Kipling is that any animal, big or small, can have a lot of bravery in them. Rikki Tikki is a brave character in this story that protects people he loves. For example, Rikki Tikki killed Karait to make sure he doesn’t go and kill Teddy and his family

  • Rudyard Kipling's 'Rikki Mongoose'

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    RIKKI TIKKI TAVI The short by rudyard kipling is about a brave mongoose named RIKKI TIKKI TAVI. RIKKI TIKKI TAVI is willing to risk his life to protect his family. Rikki fights the evil and mean NAG and NAGAINA. He fights two snakes that want to get rid of him. When Rikki fights Nag and Nagaina he has help from Darzee’s wife and Chuchundra. Darzee’s wife is willing to help Rikki and Chuchundra is so afraid to fight Nag and Nagaina. First of all RIKKI TIKKI TAVI is a brave mongoose

  • Tikki Duvi Character Analysis

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    triumph over fear , and that a brave man is not one who has no fear but the one that overcomes it and Rikki is a lot like this because he overcame his fear instead of just not being afraid. The theme of the fictional story Rikki-Tikki-Tavi by Rudyard Kipling is … the love for someone or something can make you act in courageous ways. Rikki Tikki is a courageous character because the love for his family made him so.“Rikki-tikki felt his eyes growing red and hot (when a mongoose’s eyes grow red

  • Rudyard Kipling Research Paper

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    “seeing is believing” and while it may hold true for many, Rudyard Kipling’s spiritual upbringing taught him otherwise. With a great deal of his youth spent in a church, Kipling learned firsthand what exactly faith meant by watching his parents serve others. He was also able to benefit from a very tight knit family, which provided him with the love and nurturing every child craves and to some extent needs. This dynamic family Kipling had, along with “his exposure to the world of art, philosophy

  • Summary Of The Mark Of The Beast By Rudyard Kipling

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    Consequences Rudyard Kipling was a very well known British writer. Born on December 30th, 1865 in Bombay, India and died on January 18th, 1936 in London, England. He wrote short stories, novels, and poems throughout his lifetime, some famous and some not. He won Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907. The short story, The Mark of the Beast, written by Rudyard Kipling uses conflict through the characters to prove all choices have consequences. Kipling’s parents were John and Alice Kipling. Mr. Kipling was an

  • Theme Of Veiling In H. Rider Haggard's She

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    within the genre of Victorian Adventure, to be veiled is also to hold an epistemological power. Two such figures, Ayesha, the central character in H. Rider Haggard’s wildly popular She and, the metaphorically veiled figure of Kim, from the novel by Kipling of the same name. Visibility acts as a driving force behind the narratives, enabling the character’s within both novels to be hindered or aided based on their ability to assume an invisible status. Due to this, perceivable characteristics, including

  • Rikki Research Paper

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    “Rikki-tikki-tavi” Retelling The events that brought Rikki to his new home was that a high summer flood washed him out of his burrow. During the flood he was kicking, and clucking and got drained in a ditch on the side of the road. He then saw a little patch of grass floating and clung on to that but he lost his senses. Then he got revived, he was lying in the middle of a garden path. When Rikki saw the snakes at first he was a little scared, but he knew it’s impossible for any mongoose to be afraid

  • Analysis: An Analysis Of If By Rudyard Kipling

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    Analysis of “If” by Rudyard Kipling You may have encountered it already in your literary travels, but if you haven 't, here 's a quick run-down: A line of iambic pentameter consists of ten syllables, divided into five groups. Now, if you take a peek at the other lines in the poem, you might notice a pattern. All of the even-numbered lines contain 10 syllables and are textbook iambic pentameter. What about the odd-numbered lines? Let 's look at line 25, for example: “If you can talk with crowds and

  • Rudyard Kipling And India Summary

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    Name: Course: Tutor: Date: Rudyard Kipling and India Rudyard Kipling has written several fictional books which are basically founded on his experiences with the British in India and the rest of the world – colonization, the empire and British expansion. He has been described by Adams as “the Herodotus of the British empire” who was interested in almost all aspects of the empire, for example, buildings, the fod, and the people among other things. Among his fictional works include The Jungle Books

  • Situational Approach In The Lion King

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    The movie, The Lion King, includes several different demonstrations of leadership theories. By following the story of a young lion, whose father is the king, and their “pride” or community, the film shows an array of different leadership approaches from two main leaders (Allers and Minkoff). The most prominent leaders in The Lion King are Mufasa, the king of the “pride lands” and the main character’s father, and Scar. Scar is Mufasa’s bitter and jealous brother that rules over the hyenas just outside

  • A Midsummer's Night Dream And The Odyssey Comparison

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    Every story is different; however, they can share similar qualities. Stories can be powerful as the characters experience mirrors similar pathways to ourselves. For instance, obstacles or unknown events and how they find a way for it to resolve can look like our own. A great story contains many different elements. A Midsummer’s Night Dream and The Odyssey are two exciting stories that share similarities and differences. Three important elements between these stories are the conflict between the characters

  • Focalization In Shooting An Elephant

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    Shooting an elephant, by George Orwell (1936) The internal struggle of George Orwell in regard to his conscience in terms of his stance towards the British Empire and the native Burmese is one of the main characterstics of Shooting an elephant. Orwell himself opposes the British empire, but due to the role he is required to play, as a police officer, his physical appearance indicates that he opposes the native Burmans. His role as a police officer disables him to interact with the Burmans on an

  • Tess Of The D Urberville And Angel Clare Analysis

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    The primary agenda of Thomas Hardy in his writing of Tess of the d’Urbervilles was to highlight the injustices of the patriarchal society prevalent in Victorian England. It is for this reason that, despite Alec d’Urberville’s role as the antagonist of the novel, Angel Clare is the thematic centre of Tess of the d’Urbervilles. It has been famously said by Edmund Burke that “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” which is precisely the sentiment Hardy seeks

  • Psychoanalytic Criticism Of The Hunger Games

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    Michael F. Seño 11-Joseph 1-14-2017 21st Century Literature in the Philippines The Hunger Games The book “Hunger Games” is a novel written by Suzanne Collins in 2008. It is categorized as a dystopian novel. The novel was included in the New York Times’ best sellers. This novel has a lot of events and points where psychoanalytic criticism can be used. 1. The Conscious, The Sub – Conscious, and the Unconscious, 1.1 The Conscious Conscious is also called “The Working Memory”

  • George Orwell Shooting An Elephant Summary

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    Reading any story about an animal being shot is a horrible one. Especially if the animal possesses a peaceful demeanor, such as an elephant. George Orwell’s essay, “Shooting an Elephant” follows exactly what the title says -- a British officer shoots an elephant down. As awful as that sounds, Orwell is actually using his spoken experience as a metaphor. The two dominant characters, the executioner and the elephant, is used to build an argument on the position of an officer under the British imperialism